And for the next five years, that was what M&Y did every day!
M&Y was set up in 1980 by Ken Murphy and Graham Yates.
The initial work undertaken by the fledging business was to build extensions and fit hard wood windows for private households.
carrying out responsive repairs and working on empty homes for Riverside Housing.
M&Y received their first job in the social housing sector.
We began carrying out responsive repairs for Muir Group, Liver Housing and Maritime Housing Association
We won an £8 million contract with The Regenda Group to deliver responsive repairs over the next five years
In 2009, we were acquired by The Regenda Group, and became part of the Liverpool based housing business. At that time, we had a turnover of £2 million and had 33 members of staff
We began delivering responsive repairs and gas servicing in Lancashire and electrical works and gas servicing in Merseyside
Lancashire Building Maintenance joined M&Y
We opened a depot in Manchester and took over from City Response, managing the repairs and maintenance for 3,000 properties in the area
The following year, we began to deliver gas services in Manchester too
Our turnover had increased to £17 million
We increased our turnover by £3 million
We successfully secured an additional £1 million in external work, and an additional £1.6 million through our refurbishment programme
and launched our successful apprenticeship programme
into 21 apartments for social rent in a £2.1 million project for housing association, Regenda Homes
In 2017, we turned a historical building in Wirral